Kaysha Thomas

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Carbs: A Love Story

Several new studies suggest starches are an essential human nutrient and can be part of an effective weight-loss plan.<p>People sometimes describe themselves as lusting passionately for baked goods. (I.e. “Omg I am <i>obsessed</i> with cake pops!”)<p>Well, recent nutrition news serves as somewhat of a Modern …

Weight Loss

7 Changes All Entrepreneurs Struggling With Work-Life Balance Should Embrace

<i>As the founder and CEO of OneIMS and Clickx, author Solomon Thimothy has built his career around his passion for helping other businesses grow an online presence and thrive in the digital world. Solomon works with clients big and small to develop uniquely customized and highly-effective marketing</i> …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Time Management

10 Powerful Beliefs Of Incredibly Successful People

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

Self-improvement

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finally reach Friday, we’re ready to give thanks with that celebrated saying, “TGIF.”<p>Yes, weekdays can drag on, and on, and on -- but they shouldn’t have to. …

Productivity

Tons of people are buying Fitbits, but are they actually using them?

You're a Paid Active User, and you don't even know it<p>Fitbit, maker of elastomer step-tracking bands and Wi-Fi-equipped scales, sold 4.5 million devices over the past few months, with revenues up 235 percent from a year ago. That’s according to the company's second quarter earnings report, the first …

Want Great Longevity and Health? It Takes a Village

The secrets of the world’s longest-lived people include community, family, exercise and plenty of beans.<p>In a string of whitewashed villages in the mountains of the Italian island of Sardinia, there are 21 centenarians in a population of 10,000. Only about four in 10,000 Americans reach the 100-year …

Sardinia

How Flavor Drives Nutrition

For more than 50 years, our food has been getting blander—but the best diets turn out to also be delicious<p>For nearly a half century, America has been on a witch hunt to find the ingredient that is making us fat. In the 1980s, the culprit was fat itself. Next it was carbs. Today, sugar is the …

Nutrition

4 Ways to Always Leave Networking Events With an Appointment

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no secret that networking events are a great place to meet prospective clients, customers and strategic business allies on a professional, as well as personal, level. But unfortunately, many of us go to these events and eat the food, …

Networking

21 Keen Reminders That What You Say Matters

Words pack a punch. Remember to use your words wisely.<p>Make no mistake when you open your mouth: words are potent. Whether it's a big speech in front of a full auditorium or a one-to-one talk across a table, every time you're speaking you are a public speaker.<p>We can choose to use this force …

Mark Twain

10 Inspirational Quotes From Female Business Leaders

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6 Tips to Outline a Top-Notch Business Plan

No matter what kind of business you’re running, or in what industry, a well-thought-out business plan is absolutely critical to achieving success. …

5 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Try these simple tips to increase your productivity--get more done in less time.<p>Time is money.<p>It's the one asset that we are all given each and every day. Yet many of us find it slips away so easily.<p>What can you <i>really</i> do to make better use of your time? The solution may be easier than you think. We …

What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop

HBR STAFF<p>Even in my relatively short foray into office life, I notice that few people bring a pen and notebook to meetings. I’ve been told that over the years, the spiral notebooks and pens once prevalent during weekly meetings have been replaced with laptops and slim, touch-screen tablets.<p>I …

7 Pet Peeves of Highly Successful People

<i>By Morgan Quinn</i><p>With more than 25 million copies sold worldwide in more than 40 languages, <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> is one of the most popular self-help books of all time. In this book, author Stephen R. Covey ignored psychology fads and instead offered seven proven principles of …

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

Bored at work? You probably don't experience slow days too often, but when you do, you'll want to make the most of that time. With help from Mark Strong, a life, career and executive coach based in New York, Teri Hockett, the chief executive of What’s For Work?, a career site for women, Lynn …

Careers

8 Habits Of Leaders Who Know How To Delegate

The more leaders micromanage, the more their teams push for independence. Here’s how to break the cycle.<p>Many leaders would say they already delegate a lot, yet plenty of employees would say their bosses are micromanagers who don’t delegate enough.<p>[Delegating] isn’t about managers losing control and …

9 Poisonous Thoughts That Hinder Your Success

Being a new entrepreneur can be daunting sometimes, with so much to learn and do, as well as the scary prospect of convincing others to pay for …

10 Fatal Mistakes Successful People Never Make At Work

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

Think Like a Billionaire With These 19 Traits From Mark Cuban and the Super Rich

s_bukley / Shutterstock.com<p>To become a huge success, you might decide to blaze your own trail. But hacking through the jungle of life can leave you …

How one CEO finds out if a candidate REALLY wants the job

This is no easy feat for hiring managers.<p>David Politis, CEO of cloud-based software maker BetterCloud , told Adam Bryant of the New York Times in a recent interview that in order to figure out whether someone actually wants the position, and if their desired career path aligns with the role and the …

How to make more money while working less

That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses will thrive with or without them.<p><i>Related: Time Management Is Really Life Management</i><p>In an episode of my podcast, The Mentee, I spoke with Keefe Duterte, who …

Entrepreneurship

26 Apps Designed to Make Your Life Easier (You Can Thank Us Later)

Productivity, productivity, productivity.<p>It’s all anyone ever wants to talk about. Surely you’ve noticed that apps designed to make your life easier …

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Avoid It

Paul is a productivity blogger who loves helping people improve their productivity so they can get more out of life. Learn more about how Paul works …

Procrastination

How one company is redesigning its offices to maximize employee happiness and productivity

Last fall, 150 staffers participated in a pilot program in which they tested out different workspaces and reported which design features they liked best. The best-liked features will appear in the new HQ in Schaumburg, Illinois, when it opens in fall 2016.<p>Employee feedback suggested the current …

Employment

10 tips for boosting healthy eating, happiness, employee productivity - Denver Business Journal

Happiness and healthfulness have been closely linked by researchers for quite some time now. In addition, studies have found that happy employees …

Nutrition

6 Tips From Successful CEOs for Getting More Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful CEOs and entrepreneurs do about time management, leadership and work/life balance?<p>Whether they hail from Silicon Valley, the Fortune 500 or are startup founders, the following day-to-day habits all have a common theme: …

CEOs

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How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …